Announcing the Winners of


Poets all over the world were encouraged to submit poems they wrote using a roll of Metaphor Dice. The finalists will all be published in an anthology called “Poetry by Chance” (Button Poetry 2023), and the winners of the adult contest and the student contest will each receive a prize worth $1,000.

Congratulations to the winners 2022!

The winner of the Adult Contest is Sandra Vaisnoras, who will win $1,000 for her poem “Ukraine.”  The Student Contest winner is 10-year-old Keiana Wolfe, who will win $500 and 25 sets of Metaphor Dice to give to all the teachers, caregivers, and friends who inspired them to write and submit. There were many excellent poems submitted, but The Jeditors felt these two were the best. If you would like to pre-order a copy of the anthology where these poems and all the other finalists will appear, click below.